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Current Affairs 11 May 2022

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Current Affairs 11 May 2022 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

 News Headlines 

  1. E-Commerce Marketplace – Etsy Inks Pact With NEHHDC To Support Northeast-Based Weavers & Traditional Artisans
  2. City Union Bank gets M Narayanan as part-time chairman
  3. Late Journalist Danish Siddiqui Wins Second Pulitzer Prize, This Time For Covid Coverage In India
  4. To Curb Child Trafficking, Railway Protection Force Joins Hands With Association For Voluntary Action
  5. Environment Minister Yadav To Address Desertification COP
  6. India’s largest lithium-ion battery plant starts production in Gujarat
  7. Noted author, Jagannath culture expert Rajat Kar passes away
  8. Capt Rajesh Unni takes over as Vice-Chair at Maritime Anti-Corruption Network
  9. Haryana Govt Launches ‘e-Adhigam’ Scheme, 3 Lakh Students Given Tablets for Online Education
  10. Indian Bank unveils digital broking solution
  11. SEBI forms advisory committee headed by Navneet Munot, for ESG-related matters
  12. Boeing and Air Works collaborate on Indian Navy’s P-8I fleet

 News Details 

1. E-Commerce Marketplace – Etsy Inks Pact With NEHHDC To Support Northeast-Based Weavers & Traditional Artisans

  • Etsy, the global marketplace for unique and creative goods, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the North Eastern Handicrafts and Handloom Development Corporation (NEHHDC) to promote small sellers, weavers, and craftsmen by providing market access and enablement support.

2. City Union Bank gets M Narayanan as part-time chairman

  • Narayanan has assumed charge as part time chairman of City Union Bank Ltd. for a period of 2 years.
  • The bank announced his appointment after accepting the recommendations of the RBI.

3. Late Journalist Danish Siddiqui Wins Second Pulitzer Prize, This Time For Covid Coverage In India

  • Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who lost his life last year after a Taliban ambush while reporting in Afghanistan has been honoured with a Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for his coverage of the Covid situation in India.
  • Besides, Reuters journalists Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave were also felicitated with the prestigious award.
  • The annual Pulitzers are the most prestigious awards in U.S. journalism.

4. To Curb Child Trafficking, Railway Protection Force Joins Hands With Association For Voluntary Action

  • The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has joined hands with the Association for Voluntary Action (AVA) to prevent human trafficking, especially child trafficking, and create awareness against it in the country.
  • The Railways is the lifeline of the nation as it is the primary transporter of the country and, therefore, a major route for human traffickers for transportation.

5. Environment Minister Yadav To Address Desertification COP

  • India’s Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav has landed at Abidjan in the west African nation of Cote d’Ivoire to attend the 15th Conference (COP) of the United Nations Convention on Combating Desertification (UNCCD).
  • The COP15 theme, ‘Land.Life.Legacy : From scarcity to prosperity’.

6. India’s largest lithium-ion battery plant starts production in Gujarat

  • Indian battery maker Exide Industries and joint venture partner Switzerland’s Leclanche SA have begun mass production at the nation’s largest lithium-ion battery plant in the western state of Gujarat.
  • Nexcharge has so far invested 2.5 billion rupees ($33 million) in building and setting up the plant, which also has a cell testing lab.

7. Noted author, Jagannath culture expert Rajat Kar passes away

  • Eminent Odia litterateur Rajat Kumar Kar, a Padma Shri awardee, died at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
  • He was 88 years old and had heart-related ailments.
  • Kar, who was conferred with Padma Shri in 2021 for literature and education, had heart-related ailments and was under medication.

8. Capt Rajesh Unni takes over as Vice-Chair at Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

  • Captain Rajesh Unni, Founder and CEO of Synergy Group, one of the world’s leading ship managers and one of India’s largest maritime enterprises, believes shipping is becoming a more transparent industry, but more can and should be done to tackle corruption.
  • Headquarters of Maritime Anti-Corruption Network : Denmark.

9. Haryana Govt Launches ‘e-Adhigam’ Scheme, 3 Lakh Students Given Tablets for Online Education

  • Haryana government has launched its ambitious “e-Adhigam” scheme under which nearly three lakh tablets were distributed to government school students of Classes 10 and 12.
  • These devices come with pre-loaded content along with personalised and adaptive learning software, and 2GB free data.
  • Adigham scheme is an Advance Digital Haryana Initiative of Government with Adaptive Modules.

10. Indian Bank unveils digital broking solution

  • Public sector Indian Bank has unveiled digital broking solution.
  • Name of it is E-Broking, allowing customers to open a demat and trading account facility, in line with the digitalisation mission of the bank.
  • The launch of digital broking solution ‘E-Broking’ was a strategic step towards complete digitalisation of its offerings to customers.

11. SEBI forms advisory committee headed by Navneet Munot, for ESG-related matters

  • Capital markets regulator Sebi has constituted an advisory committee for advising on ESG (environment, social and governance) related matters in the securities market.
  • The committee will be headed by HDFC Mutual Fund Navneet Munot, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said.
  • Chairperson of SEBI : Ms. Madhabi Puri Buch.

12. Boeing and Air Works collaborate on Indian Navy’s P-8I fleet

  • Underscoring the success of the government’s Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) campaign, Air Works – an Indian maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) company – is partnering The Boeing Company in undertaking heavy maintenance checks on three Indian Navy P-8I long-range maritime patrol aircraft simultaneously at Air Works, Hosur.

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